Men’s number one seed Roger Federer will play tonight and women’s number one Justine Henin will play a little after 12 p.m.
Which is fine by each of them.
Here’s how Federer on night matches: “I prefer them over the day sessions, to be honest… It’s more special–electrifying. The crowds come out in big Read More
Each morning here at the Observer's U.S. Open blog we're going to tell you what to look out for in the day's action. Today's tip: arrive early!
The heavy-hitters — Jelena Jankovic, Justine Henin, Roger Federer — will steal the spotlight at Arthur Ashe today. But you know how these first-round matches go: some of them Read More
Are the Williams sisters still a major mental block for the number one player in the world?
During a press briefing on Saturday, Justine Henin explained her shocking semifinal loss at Wimbledon to the delightfully out-of-shape Marian Bartoli by saying that she may have focused too much on Serena and Venus Williams.
(She beat Serena Read More
We’ve written about Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic, but we haven’t mentioned the other Serbian making a major impact on the current field: the 22-year-old no. 3 player in women’s tennis, Jelena Jankovic.
Jankovic’s ranking has rocketed this year due to a remarkably extensive playing schedule. She’s played 80 matches in 2007, compared to Read More